Parallel Verses

The Emphasized Bible

Because sentence against a wicked work is not executed speedily - on this account, the heart of the sons of men is fully set within them, to commit wickedness.

New American Standard Bible

Because the sentence against an evil deed is not executed quickly, therefore the hearts of the sons of men among them are given fully to do evil.

King James Version

Because sentence against an evil work is not executed speedily, therefore the heart of the sons of men is fully set in them to do evil.

Holman Bible

Because the sentence against a criminal act is not carried out quickly, the heart of people is filled with the desire to commit crime.

International Standard Version

Whenever a sentence for a crime is not carried out swiftly, the human mind becomes determined to commit evil.

A Conservative Version

Because sentence against an evil work is not executed speedily, therefore the heart of the sons of men is fully set in them to do evil.

American Standard Version

Because sentence against an evil work is not executed speedily, therefore the heart of the sons of men is fully set in them to do evil.

Amplified

Because the sentence against an evil act is not executed quickly, the hearts of the sons of men are fully set to do evil.

Bible in Basic English

Because punishment for an evil work comes not quickly, the minds of the sons of men are fully given to doing evil.

Darby Translation

Because sentence against an evil work is not executed speedily, therefore the heart of the children of men is fully set in them to do evil.

Julia Smith Translation

Because a decree was not done quickly upon an evil work, for this the heart of the sons of man was filled in them to do evil.

King James 2000

Because sentence against an evil work is not executed speedily, therefore the heart of the sons of men is fully set in them to do evil.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Because sentence against an evil deed is not carried out quickly, the heart of {humans} fills up within them to do evil.

Modern King James verseion

Because sentence against an evil work is not executed speedily, therefore the heart of the sons of men is fully set in them to do evil.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Because now that evil works are not hastily punished, the heart of man giveth himself over unto wickedness.

NET Bible

When a sentence is not executed at once against a crime, the human heart is encouraged to do evil.

New Heart English Bible

Because sentence against an evil work is not executed speedily, therefore the heart of the sons of men is fully set in them to do evil.

Webster

Because sentence against an evil work is not executed speedily, therefore the heart of the sons of men is fully set in them to do evil.

World English Bible

Because sentence against an evil work is not executed speedily, therefore the heart of the sons of men is fully set in them to do evil.

Youngs Literal Translation

Because sentence hath not been done on an evil work speedily, therefore the heart of the sons of man is full within them to do evil.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
פּתגּם 
Pithgam 
Usage: 2

מעשׂה 
Ma`aseh 
Usage: 234

מהרה 
M@herah 
Usage: 20

of the sons

Usage: 0

of men
אדם 
'adam 
Usage: 541

is fully set
מלא מלא 
Male' 
Usage: 251

in them to do

Usage: 0

References

Prayers for Ecclesiastes 8:11

Context Readings

Although Evil Is Not Punished Swiftly, God Does Eventually Punish Sinners

10 And, thereupon, I considered the lawless when buried, when they had entered, their graves , that, from the place of the Holy One, they used to go and boast in the city that they had so done, - even this, was vanity. 11 Because sentence against a wicked work is not executed speedily - on this account, the heart of the sons of men is fully set within them, to commit wickedness. 12 Though a sinner be committing wickedness a hundred times, and continuing long in his own way, yet I surely know that it shall be well to them who revere God, who stand in awe before him;



Cross References

Psalm 10:6

He hath said in his heart, I shall not be shaken, - From generation to generation, shall I be in no misfortune.

Isaiah 26:10

Let favour be shewed to the lawless, he hath not learned righteousness, In a land of honest dealings, he acteth perversely, - And seeth not the splendour of Yahweh.

Romans 2:4-5

Or, the riches of his kindness, and forbearance, and long-suffering, dost thou despise, - not knowing that, the kindness of God, unto repentance, is leading thee?

Exodus 8:15

But when Pharaoh saw that there had come a respite, then made he his heart dull and hearkened not unto them, - as spake Yahweh.

Exodus 8:32

And Pharaoh made his heart dull, this time also, - and did not let the people go.

Job 21:11-15

They send forth - like a flock - their young ones, and, their children, skip about for joy;

Psalm 50:21-22

These things, hast thou done, and I have kept silence, Thou thoughtest that I should really be like thyself, I will convict thee, yea I will set thine offences in order before thine eyes.

Isaiah 5:18-19

Alas! for them Who draw on themselves punishment with cords of falsehood, - And as with waggon-bands, penalty:

Isaiah 57:11

Whom then hadst thou been anxious about and feared that thou shouldest speak falsely, When me, thou rememberedst not, caredst not for me? Did not, I, keep silence even from age-past times, Although me, thou wouldest not fear?

Jeremiah 42:15

Now, therefore, for this cause, hear ye the word of Yahweh, O remnant of Judah, - Thus! saith Yahweh of hosts, God of Israel, - If, ye do indeed set your faces to enter Egypt and do enter to sojourn there,

Jeremiah 48:11

Moab, hath been at ease from his youth, And settled is he upon his lees, And hath not been poured out from vessel to vessel, Nor into captivity, hath gone, - For this cause, hath his flavour stood still within him, And his scent is unchanged.

Matthew 24:49-50

And begin to be striking his fellow-servants, and eating and drinking with the drunken,

2 Peter 3:3-10

Of this, first, taking note - that there will come, in the last of the days, with scoffing, scoffers, after their own covetings, going on,

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